US calls for “anti-Putin” sanctions are politically destructive, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
“It is not painful but it is politically destructive,” Peskov said.
Commenting on calls for freezing Putin’s assets, the official said that the Russian President keeps money in the Rossiya Bank, which is already under sanctions.
UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said on Wednesday that Britain is not ruling out sanctions targeting Putin in person if Russia invades Ukraine.
It echoed a threaten by US President Joe Biden who said earlier on Tuesday that he would consider personal sanctions on Putin if Russia invades Ukraine.
Moscow has repeatedly slammed what it described as “anti-Russian hysteria” in the West, saying that it has no plans to invade any country.
Russian meanwhile stresses that NATO’s military build-up close to Russian borders was posing a threat to the country’s national security.
Source: Russian media